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Keys to Caring for Yourself

It‘s one thing to gear up for a short-term crisis. But it takes different skills to provide care over a longer period of time. You’ll be more successful if you learn to take care of yourself, starting immediately. Some things … Continue reading

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Affirmation Junkies

Isn’t it great when someone comes along and pats you on the back and says, “You’ve done a terrific job. A job well done. You are superb. You are the man (or woman).” It really makes one feel all warm … Continue reading

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Sometimes reality BITES!

In the daily grind of this thing called life, and in the process of taking care of children, dogs, parents, siblings, we often forget to stop and smell the roses. To take some “me” or “us” time. Sometimes it’s necessary … Continue reading

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Caregiver Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia: How am I suppose to care for someone else?

About 5 or so years ago I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001463. It all seemed to have come about during my divorce and the extreme amount of stress I was under. After a year of chronic pain, flu-like symptoms and … Continue reading

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